Archive for the 'footpaths' Category

Killer mobility scooter driver escapes prosecution – Daily Telegraph

“The driver of a mobility scooter who killed a 90-year old pedestrian escaped prosecution because no law existed to enable police to take action, an inquest heard.”

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Daily Telegraph, 25th January 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Segway motor scooter rider loses legal challenge – BBC News

“A man has become the first person in the UK to be successfully prosecuted for riding a Segway scooter on a pavement.”

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BBC News, 18th January 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Ramblers score ‘landmark’ victory over multi-millionaire landowner’s gates – Daily Telegraph

“Ramblers scored a landmark victory over a multi-millionaire landowner yesterday when a top judge told him he must tear down the “impressive” iron gateway to his Somerset estate.”

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Daily Telegraph, 18th February 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Council sued over student’s fall – BBC News

“A man seriously injured after a fall during a night out when he was a student is suing a council for damages.”

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BBC News, 29th October 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Mother and daughter who saw gay sex told to `use different path’ by police – Daily Telegraph

“A woman who complained to police after spotting two gay men having sex on a public footpath was told to ‘use a different path in future’.”

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Daily Telegraph, 24th November 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Rambler wins £3,000 compensation after falling through bridge – Daily Telegraph

“Birgit Green, 63, was walking along a public footpath at a nature reserve when a section of the wooden bridge’s planking collapsed.”

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Daily Telegraph, 29th September 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Ramblers’ Association v Coventry City Council – Times Law Reports

Ramblers’ Association v Coventry City Council

Queen’s Bench Division

“A council could order the closure of a footpath under section 129A to G of the Highways Act 1980, as inserted by section 2 of the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005, only if satisfied that the footpath had facilitated prolonged criminal or antisocial behaviour at the date of the order.”

The Times, 27th May 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.


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